It’s very important for people with diabetes to understand and adhere to foot care basics. Lack of proper foot care can lead to an unnecessary amputation. 6 of 10 non-traumatic lower-limb amputations occur among people with diabetes. That adds up to about 82,000 amputations annually for people with diabetes.
Once an individual has an amputation additional complication and challenges to daily living activities occur. But this doesn’t have to happen to you! Get the basics.